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Portals on current and historical aspects on equal opportunities policies

Belgium

Amazone
  1. Elektr@: a complete agenda of the institutions for equal opportunities and an overview of subjects on equality ?/? and the situation of women on the agenda of the Belgian (Dutch, French), European and international policy institutions (Dutch, French and English).
  2. European Equality Web: a collection of about 200 links to official institutions dealing with equality ?/?, to women’s organizations and networks and to women research and information centres within the 27 member States of the EU. Available in Dutch and French . Translation to English launched.
  3. Manual on ‘Equality law’: a practical guide giving an overview and explaining how to use resources (sites and databases) in relation to legislation on ‘equality w/m’ on the Belgian, European and international level. Target group: civil servants, actors in the field of equality w/m.
    Available in Dutch and French .

Denmark
All About Gender
http://www.kvinfo.dk/side/661/

Biographical Encyclopaedia of Danish Women
http://www.kvinfo.dk/side/170/

Kvindekilder (Thematic historical portals on Danish women’s history, articles and historical source material online)
http://www.kvinfo.dk/side/485/

Norway
Gender in Norway – on current gender equality policies, legislation, gender research and facts/figures in English
http://www.gender.no/

Women’s History during 100 years (in Norwegian)
http://www.kvinnehistorie.no/

Women in Science, Norway
http://kvinneriforskning.no/english/

Sweden
Thematic historical portals, https://intra.ub.gu.se/kvinn/portaler/
Two of them are translated into English:

Swedish Women’s Struggle for Suffrage: http://www.ub.gu.se/kvinn/portaler/rostratt/,
Women at Work: http://www.ub.gu.se/kvinn/portaler/arbete/

KvinnWebb, a database containing links to websites on women’s and gender issues.The resources are Swedish, Nordic and international ones. The descriptions of the latter are in English.
http://www.ub.gu.se/kvinn/kvinnwebb/

Chronology, a list of important years in the history of equal opportunities, will soon be available in English
http://www.ub.gu.se/kvinn/artal/

United Kingdom
Intute: Social Sciences
http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/

GENESIS includes descriptions of women's history collections from museums, libraries and archives in the United Kingdom and access to a wide range of international web resources on women's history:
http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/genesis

 

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